Regulator Survey Prompts Concerns Over Public Knowledge of Crypto

The securities regulator in Canada's Ontario province has raised concerns that public knowledge of cryptocurrency appears to be lacking, despite a growing interest in the nascent technology among local residents....
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Neo's Next Act? $700 Million Crypto Ontology Is About to Go Live

If all goes well, $700 million worth of cryptocurrency is about to find a new home. That's because Shanghai-based Ontology , a project closely tied to the "smart economy" blockchain...
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Binance Opens Its First Crypto-Fiat Exchange in Uganda

The world's largest cryptocurrency exchange has just launched a fiat trading pair in Uganda. Binance, the largest exchange by volume according to CoinMarketCap, announced Thursday that it was starting a...
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Akoin For Africa? Hope, Cynicism Collide As Singer Announces Coin











It's an undertaking that can't be exaggerated: Akon – the American-Senegalese R&B singer, songwriter and producer – is creating a new cryptocurrency called "Akoin." Yes, you heard that right. As...
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Crypto Wallet Startup Blockchain Launches Institutional Platform

Crypto wallet startup Blockchain has unveiled a new service platform focused squarely on the institutional market. Blockchain Principal Strategies (BPS) aims to provide investors and institutions with "unparalleled and tailored...
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Block.one Wants to Rewrite the Entire EOS Constitution

EOS is experiencing what might be considered a full-blown constitutional crisis. Revealed Thursday on Telegram, Block.one – the company that designed the EOS protocol but turned the code over to...
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Zcash Votes Against ASIC Resistance In Boon for Big Miners

Members of the zcash community have voted not to prioritize research efforts that would seek to alter the software's rules so as to prevent powerful ASIC mining hardware. According to...
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France Wants to Extradite Alleged Bitcoin Money Launderer

France has joined Russia and the U.S. in seeking to extradite an accused money launderer connected to the BTC-e cryptocurrency exchange. As previously reported by CoinDesk, Alexander Vinnik has been...
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Registered Broker Templum Plans Security Identifiers for Tokenized Assets

Regulated token trading platform Templum Markets is partnering with CUSIP Global Services (CGS) to bring securities identification numbers to tokenized assets, the companies announced Thursday. The partnership will see every...
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Bank of England Warns Finance Firms Over Crypto Risks

The Bank of England's deputy governor for prudential regulation is warning banks about exposure to crypto assets. In a new letter  published Thursday , Sam Woods, chief executive of the...
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Industrial Giant GE Eyes Blockchain in Fight Against 3D-Printing Fakes

Industrial conglomerate General Electric (GE) wants to use a blockchain to verify 3D-printed parts in its supply chain, according to a recently-published patent filing. Released by the U.S. Patent and...
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Messaging Giant Line to Launch Crypto Exchange in July

Line, the company behind a popular messaging app, announced Thursday that it will open a cryptocurrency exchange in July. The new exchange, known as BitBox, was unveiled during a conference...
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Bittrex CEO to Advise Cuban-Backed Crypto Gaming Platform

The chief executive of one of America's largest cryptocurrency exchanges is joining the Mark Cuban-funded eSports betting platform Unikrn. The platform announced Thursday that Bittrex co-founder Bill Shihara will sit...
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Blockchain Can Legally Authenticate Evidence, Chinese Judge Rules

A court in China's Hangzhou city has ruled that evidence authenticated with blockchain technology can be presented in legal disputes. Based on the official judgement provided by a law firm...
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Bithumb Claims to Have Retrieved $14 Million in Hacked Cryptos

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb says it has almost halved the losses arising from a recent hack. As previously reported by CoinDesk, Bithumb, one of the largest crypto exchanges in...
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Bitcoin Price Defends $6K as Traders Go Long




Bitcoin's (BTC) price charts remain biased to the bears, but market positioning on a major exchange suggests a sustained break below $6,000 may remain elusive in short-term. At press time,...
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Crypto Venture Firm to Invest 200K Ether in US Startups

A China-based venture capital firm focused on the blockchain industry is launching a U.S. branch with 200,000 ethereum available to invest in blockchain startups – an amount that worth $86...
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Bitcoin Price Risks Another Fall Below $6K, Charts Say



After a drop yesterday, bitcoin (BTC) risks falling below $6,000 in the next 24 hours, but will likely fare better than other cryptocurrencies. On Tuesday, bitcoin closed (as per UTC)...
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Huobi Pro Exchange to Suspend Crypto Trading in Japan

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi Pro is to cease offering trading services to investors living in Japan starting from next month. According to a news report from Coinpost , the exchange announced...
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The EOS Arbitrator Problem: A Crypto Governance Breakdown Explained

"They have to figure their own shit out." Those were the harsh words of one of EOS' top "block producers" – the network participants in charge of maintaining the blockchain...
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